What’s Coming Up

Main events in Sherborne and the surrounding area …. 

APOLOGIES BUT DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS MOST OF THESE EVENTS LISTED HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE ORGANISER BEFORE ATTENDING.

 April

11 Abbotsbury Food Festival

12 Easter Bonnet Parade, Lyme Regis

15-19 From Page to Screen (Bridport Film Festival)

TBC 18-26 Visit Dorset Attractions Festival

24-26 Swanage Railway Diesel Gala and Beer Festival

Easter Egg hunts at Dorset attractions

May

2 VenFest

3 Shaftesbury Food & Drink Festival

TBC 2 – 3 Lyme Regis Fossil Festival

8- 10 VE Day commemorations

8 -10 Christchurch Food and Wine Festival

16 -17 Spring Tide Food Festival, Burton Bradstock

23 – 25 Mudeford Seafood Festival

22 – 25 Jazz Jurassica, Lyme Regis

30 -31 Wessex Folk Festival

23 – 7 Jun Dorset Arts Weeks

Baby swans hatching at Abbotsbury Swannery

June

12 -14 Wimborne Folk Festival

13 -14 Highcliffe Food & Arts Festival

12 -14 Swanage Fish Festival

14 – 20 Bridport Food & Beer Festival

14   Yeovil Race for Life

26 – 28 Tankfest

26 -27 Midsummer Music Festival

27 – 7 July Beaminster Festival of Music and the Arts

July

TBC  Christchurch Music Festival

3 -5  UK Boogie Woogie Music Festival, North Dorset

TBC Cerne Abbas Music Festival

4 B-Sharp Busking Festival, Lyme Regis

4 Sherborne Summer Festival

10- 11 Jurassic Fields Music Festival

10 – 12  Swanage Jazz Festival

11- 12 Dorset Seafood Festival, Weymouth

17 – 19 Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival

24 -26 Bridport Folk Festival

TBC Beer and Bluegrass Festival, Poole

25 – 31 Lyme Regis RNLI Lifeboat Week

25 – 1 Aug Swanage Regatta & Carnival

30 – 2 Aug Camp Bestival

 August

TBC Dorset Food & Arts Festival, Poundbury

1 – 2 Great Dorset Chilli Festival

1 – 8 Lyme Regis Regatta & Carnival

15 Dorchester Cider Festival

15-16 Christchurch Carnival

19 Gillingham and Shaftesbury Agricultural Show

22 Bridport Carnival

23 Bridport Torchlight Procession

20 – 23 Bournemouth Air Festival

27 Melplash Show

27 – 31 Great Dorset Steam Fair

September

5 Bridport Hat Festival

5 – 6 Dorset County Show

5 – 6 Food Rocks

11 -13 Swanage Folk Festival

12 – 13 Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival

5 – 13 B-Side Festival, Portland

20 Weymouth Ironman 70.3

 October

Wimborne Minster Food & Drink Festival

13 – 17 Dorchester Literary Festival

16 -31 Purbeck Film Festival

17 – 1st Nov Abbotsbury Enchanted Floodlit Gardens

Sherborne Literary Festival

Sherborne International Film Festival

 November

1 – 7 Bridport Literary Festival

Dorset Food & Drink Christmas Fair

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